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Comet 6P d'Arrest

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension0h 38.9m
Declination-14° 25'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth2.091 AU
Last observed magnitude11.1
Date of last reported observation2022-Jan-07
Altitude19.8°
Azimuth94° (E)
Angular separation from Sun65.6°
Ecliptic latitude-18.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.908 AU
Perihelion1.355 AU
(2021-Sep-17)
Aphelion5.641 AU
Period6.54 years
Eccentricity0.612734
Inclination to ecliptic19.5°
Speed relative to Sun26.001 km/s

Warning!
Never attempt to observe objects close to the sun without taking the proper precautions. In particular, never point optical instruments near the sun and look through them, or you risk permanent eye damage or blindness.
 

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